KING KUTI: Father Of Afrobeat - Vintage Sport Grey CHAMPION MAX Sweatshirt


KING KUTI: Father of Afrobeat Vintage Sport Grey CHAMPION MAX Sweatshirt (Printed On A Premium CHAMPION Brand Garment)


Liner Notes:

We're "Felabrating" the legendary Nigerian-born Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti with our KING KUTI: The Father of Afrobeat hoodie. This clean, meticulous illustration is the 2nd illustration by our graphic collaborator DJ Rahdu of

With this vintage sport grey CHAMPION MAX sweatshirt we're remembering one of Africa's most influential public figures in music, politics and pop culture. The singer, musician, political and human rights activist recorded dozens of albums during his very influential and challenging career. Fela Kuti not only pioneered the musical style of Afrobeat (a fusion of jazz, funk, Ghanaian/Nigerian highlife, psychedelic rock and traditional West African chants and rhythms), he was an outspoken critic of of the Nigerian government, the corrupt officials and the mistreatment of Nigerian citizens.
Through album re-issues, stage plays, documentary films and annual dance party/festival celebrations newer generations worldwide will continue to be introduced to the legacy of Fela Kuti.

"If you're playing music and people don't feel something, you're not doing shit."
- Fela Kuti

82% cotton, 18% polyester
Fabric weight: 12 oz
1x1 ribbed knit cuffs and bottom band
1x1 rib inserts at underarm and sides for extra mobility
Embroidered ā€œCā€ logo on left sleeve

Wash and Care: Wash shirts inside out with like colors. Tumble dry low. DO NOT iron design.

Size Specifications:

Chest (inches)
S - Length 27 1/2 - Width 21 3/4
M - Length 28 1/2 - Width 23 3/4
L - Length 29 1/2 - Width 25 3/4
XL - Length 30 1/2 - Width - 27 3/4
2XL - Length 31 1/2 - Width - 29 3/4